Thursday, April 9, 2009

'Learning to live with competition'

There's an excellent house editorial today in The Oklahoman
('Tulsa would be better off to embrace charter schools').
With the state and national landscape leaning toward innovation and competition, there's not a better time for Tulsa to embrace charter schools and competition as tools to improve public education.

Reality is that in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, schools aren't doing such a magnificent job that there's no room for improvement. The opposite is true. So while learning to live with competition may be uncomfortable, it's absolutely necessary. All children — especially those struggling in our inner cities — deserve the best education available regardless of the name on the door.

No comments: